|Shackleton at South Georgia 2nd edition by Robert Burton
The second edition of the popular booklet telling the story of one of Britain's most heroic figures and his connection with the remote island of South Georgia, Shackleton's gateway to the Antarctic.
Two writers with extensive experience of South Georgia bring their personal interpretation to the much told story. Robert Burton has delved into firsthand accounts of Shackleton's visits to the island, told in diaries and newspaper reports. The mountaineer Stephen Venables describes Shackleton's crossing of the island in the light of his recent re-enactment of the epic journey.